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5 Reasons to use an IAPA registered au pair agency

5 Reasons to use an IAPA registered Au Pair Agency 1: Screening. Au Pair agencies spend time screening host families and au pairs. Families need to know that au pairs are not domestic servers or housekeepers. Au Pairs must to know that they are going to a real family who understands the programme. 2: Support. A recognized au pair agency will give support during all au pair placement even if you need a replacement in ...

School holidays in Spain

School holidays in Spain In 10 days the Spanish kids will start their school summer period. Until the 15-20th of September they will be in summer holidays, the wished time wanted for all of them. In Spain we have 3 months of Shool Summer holidays. What other periods of school holidays we have then during the year, September until June?View post

Meeting other Au Pairs in Spain

Meeting other Au Pairs in Spain One of the hardest moments when you start as an au pair is making friends in the host country. All of you leave behind friends and relaties and all of you have to start a new life. When you are a match with one of our host families you will receive information about other au pairs in your area/region. It’s important to start making new friends, as ...

One Day trips for Au Pairs in Madrid: Segovia, Toledo and Avila

One day trips for Au Pairs in Madrid: Segovia, Toledo and Avila Living in Spain, Au Pairs use to have weekends free and in Spain we have bank holidays in many seasons. During these periods of a few days’ holidays au pairs can organize trips to know near towns and cities, it’s the best way to know the country and Spanish people. I give you in this post some personal recommendations, ...

Au Pair questions to ask on Interview

Au Pair questions to ask on Interview with the host family One of the most important steeps to choose your host family in the matching process is the interview you have to do with your host family, usually by skype. The host family will have questions to make to you but also you must make questions to the host family before you accept them, before the match. For sure you have received ...